Which Absolute Beginners?

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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby gash on ignore » 13 Feb 2018, 14:16

Are you really suggesting that someone could jump down your throat?

Stupid idiot :roll:
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby BOLLY BEE » 13 Feb 2018, 14:29

Harvey K-Tel wrote:Let this be a warning, kids: when constructing an emotive description of something you love, be sure to use ONLY THE RIGHT WORDS lest the logic brigade jump down your fucking throat.


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They’re probably not bad at sorting post and teaching maths, to be fair
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 13 Feb 2018, 14:31

nev harp wrote:Are you really suggesting that someone could jump down your throat?

Stupid idiot :roll:


Harvey K-Tel wrote:G# C Dm
Let this be a warning, kids:
C A F#
when constructing an emotive description
G# C Dm
of something you love,
C C F# A
be sure to use ONLY THE RIGHT WORDS
G# C Dm
lest the logic brigade jump
B# Am B# F
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Diamond Dog » 13 Feb 2018, 14:36

I thought you'd embarrassed yourself enough there John, but clearly not.

I asked a genuine question - if nothing else trying to understand your 'relative' antipathy towards Bowie. You know, what drives your dislike of alot of the 'hoopla' on here around him. What musically you find dislikeable about him.

But it's clear from your refusal you didn't actually post with any intention of having a debate. You were just throwing a little bomb in there. You're probably thinking I took the bait - I happen to think I've conducted myself reasonably and only asked for an explanation of your musical views.

But let's face it, you didn't really want to discuss "Absolute Beginners" at all. You just fancied a fight.

Tough. Not with with me matey.
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby gash on ignore » 13 Feb 2018, 14:37

I’m not overreading that.
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Pansy Puff » 13 Feb 2018, 14:38

Harvey K-Tel wrote:
nev harp wrote:Are you really suggesting that someone could jump down your throat?

Stupid idiot :roll:


Harvey K-Tel wrote:G# C Dm
Let this be a warning, kids:
C A F#
when constructing an emotive description
G# C Dm
of something you love,
C C F# A
be sure to use ONLY THE RIGHT WORDS
G# C Dm
lest the logic brigade jump
B# Am B# F
down your fucking throat.


B# is the same as C. GET IT RIGHT YOU FRIGGING IMBECILE!!!!!
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby BOLLY BEE » 13 Feb 2018, 14:39

Diamond Dog wrote:I thought you'd embarrassed yourself enough there John, but clearly not.

I asked a genuine question - if nothing else trying to understand your 'relative' antipathy towards Bowie. You know, what drives your dislike of alot of the 'hoopla' on here around him. What musically you find dislikeable about him.

But it's clear from your refusal you didn't actually post with any intention of having a debate. You were just throwing a little bomb in there. You're probably thinking I took the bait - I happen to think I've conducted myself reasonably and only asked for an explanation of your musical views.

But let's face it, you didn't really want to discuss "Absolute Beginners" at all. You just fancied a fight.

Tough. Not with with me matey.


:lol:

Absolutely incredible. I've embarrassed myself? :lol:

Thanks for the laugh, Pete.
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Diamond Dog » 13 Feb 2018, 14:40

Fancy answering the question then?
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby The Modernist » 13 Feb 2018, 14:43

The whole of the last few pages has been embarrassing to be honest.

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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby gash on ignore » 13 Feb 2018, 14:44

Fuck this, I’ve got a Facebook group to curate.
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Goat Boy » 13 Feb 2018, 14:58

Anyway.....I love Absolute Beginners sweeping romanticism. I think it really captures that initial rush of love and adoration you experience with a new partner beautifully. The vulnerability, the nervousness, the conviction, all that jazz. Great record.
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Pansy Puff » 13 Feb 2018, 14:58

The Modernist wrote:The whole of the last few pages has been embarrassing to be honest.

I know you really like John, G, and he can't do much wrong with lots of members here, but he posted in this discussion (and that's what people are having) about overreaching chord changes. DAD asked him about this and he replied by posting some possible chords. I mentioned that the chords weren't particular special. In fact his chords were probably wrong.
Instead of engaging with the discussion he acted like a twat, calls in his buddy Gash, and was insulting.
And still, rather than engage in discussion, he won't. I have mentioned that had he explained himself it could have led to an interesting discussion, but John doesn't like that. He'd rather deflect.


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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby gash on ignore » 13 Feb 2018, 15:01

K wrote:DAD asked him about this and he replied by posting some possible chords


:lol:
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Goat Boy » 13 Feb 2018, 15:03

I didn't understand the chords thing but I took it more to mean that histrionic Bowie thing where he goes a bit over the top. See also: Wild is the Wind, which Coan hates.
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Pansy Puff » 13 Feb 2018, 15:03

He's always been a father figure to me.
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Pansy Puff » 13 Feb 2018, 15:04

Or should I write.

Harvey K-Tel wrote:...be sure to use ONLY THE RIGHT WORDS lest the logic brigade jump down your fucking throat.
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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby The Modernist » 13 Feb 2018, 15:05

K wrote:
The Modernist wrote:The whole of the last few pages has been embarrassing to be honest.

I know you really like John, G, and he can't do much wrong with lots of members here, but he posted in this discussion (and that's what people are having) about overreaching chord changes. DAD asked him about this and he replied by posting some possible chords. I mentioned that the chords weren't particular special. In fact his chords were probably wrong.
Instead of engaging with the discussion he acted like a twat, calls in his buddy Gash, and was insulting.
And still, rather than engage in discussion, he won't. I have mentioned that had he explained himself it could have led to an interesting discussion, but John doesn't like that. He'd rather deflect.


Why we hide from the fact that he's the ultimate BCB troll, I don't know.


You must know pedantically trying to interrogate him is not going to yield any great insight, so why bother?
I knew what meant. He finds the record too over the top. It's a side of Bowie not everyone likes.

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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Goat Boy » 13 Feb 2018, 15:05

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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby The Modernist » 13 Feb 2018, 15:06

Goat Boy wrote:I didn't understand the chords thing but I took it more to mean that histrionic Bowie thing where he goes a bit over the top. See also: Wild is the Wind, which Coan hates.


Bingo.

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Re: Which Absolute Beginners?

Postby Pansy Puff » 13 Feb 2018, 15:06

Goat Boy wrote:I didn't understand the chords thing but I took it more to mean that histrionic Bowie thing where he goes a bit over the top. See also: Wild is the Wind, which Coan hates.

And that would have been a worthwhile discussion.
But he didn't say that.
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